Isaac Asante-Wusu

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asant017@umn.edu

Geography .
414 SocSci

267 19th Ave S

Affiliations
Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • PhD: Geography, Environment and Society (in progress), University of Minnesota , Twin Cities, Minneapolis.
  • MA: Geography, Miami University, Oxford, OH, 2017.
  • BSc (Hons): Development Planning, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, 2014.

Specialties

  • Development Geography: development theory and the State; democratic citizenship and distributive politics; water governance; neoliberalism; economic globalization; and Africa.
  • Urban Geography: Political economy of urbanization in Africa; urban planning; urban citizenship & right to the city
  • Health Geography: Spatial etiology of infectious epidemics (diarrheal and typhoid) in Africa
Courses Taught
  • GEOG 3361: Geography and Public Policy - University of Minnesota
  • GEOG 1403: Biogeography of the global garden - University of Minnesota
  • GEO 101: Global Forces, Local Diversity - Miami University
  • GEO 276: Geography of the Global Economy - Miami University
  • GEO 301: Geography of Sub-Saharan Africa- Miami University
Publications
  • Charles Peprah, Eric Oduro-Ofori & Isaac Asante-Wusu (2015). Analysis of Accessibility to Water Supply and Sanitation Services in the Awutu-Senya East Municipality, Ghana. Journal of Sustainable Development, 8, 310-325.
  • Charles Peprah, Eric Oduro-Ofori & Isaac Asante-Wusu (2015). The Socio-Economic Conditions of Caretaker Families Living in Uncompleted Houses in the Awutu-Senya East Municipality, Ghana. Journal of Sustainable Development, 8, 309-324.
  • Asante-Wusu, Isaac, Ian Yeboah (2020). Geography of water insecurity in three localities in the Accra-Tema City-Region, Ghana. African Geographical Review , Link
  • Asante-Wusu, Isaac (2020). Why local solutions are best for urban water supply in Ghana . The Conversation Africa, Link
  • Murat Okumah, AS Yeboah & Isaac Asante-Wusu (2020). Unpacking the moderating role of age and gender in the belief–behaviour link: a study within the context of water resources pollution. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, Link
Awards
  • Graduate Assistantship Award – University of Minnesota , 2019
  • Graduate Assistantship Award – University of Minnesota , 2018
  • ICGC/Mellon Scholar Fellowship - University of Minnesota, 2017 - 2021
  • Graduate Assistantship Award - Miami University, August 2015 - May 2017
  • Graduate School Summer Research Scholarship - Miami University , May 2016 - August 2016
  • CLA Summer Study Abroad Scholarship, University of Minnesota, June 2019 - August 2019
  • SSRC IAS Summer Scholarship, University of Minnesota, June 2019 - August 2019
  • Summer Research scholarship Award, GES, University of Minnesota, 2019 - 2019